Politico: Trump Is Pat Buchanan With Better Timing

Politico: Trump Is Pat Buchanan With Better Timing


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By Jeff Greenfield – Politico.com Illustration by Brian Stauffer The presidency of George H.W. Bush was in trouble. Headed into the 1992 election year, the glow from the swift and decisive victory in the Gulf War—a victory that had pushed Bush’s approval ratings to 90 percent—had faded. While a recession had technically ended in March […]

Politico’s Top-50: Pat Buchanan #7 – The Proto-Trump

Politico’s Top-50: Pat Buchanan #7 – The Proto-Trump


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From Politico’s guide to the top-50 thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics in 2016. People often wonder where the Donald Trump phenomenon really came from. Pat Buchanan is a pretty good place to start. Buchanan, a former adviser to Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan, became a broadcast celebrity and then a Republican […]

A Eulogy for John J. McLaughlin

A Eulogy for John J. McLaughlin


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Issue one! To understand John McLaughlin, it was helpful to have been a 13-year-old entering an all-boys Jesuit school in the 1950s. For when John yelled “Wronnng” at me from his center chair of “The McLaughlin Group,” it hit with the same familiar finality I had heard, many times, from Jesuits […]

Former Pat Buchanan Adviser Starts Petition: We Will Walk from the GOP

Former Pat Buchanan Adviser Starts Petition: We Will Walk from the GOP


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By Alex Pfeiffer at The Daily Caller A former Pat Buchanan adviser has launched a petition that threatens to launch a new political movement if the Republican Party fails to nominate Donald Trump. Paul Nagy founded the Draft Buchanan movement in 1992 and went on to serve as his Northeast campaign director. On Sunday, he […]

Pat Buchanan: Donald Trump’s Rise Is Rejection of a Quarter Century of Bush Republicanism


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By Julia Hahn – Breitbart News Buchanan explained that the American people are rejecting the trade globalism of Bush Republicans that “carted off what was once the greatest manufacturing base the world had ever seen…” In an exclusive statement to Breitbart News, Pat Buchanan declared that Trump’s rise represents a rejection of 25 years of […]

Pitchfork Trump

Pitchfork Trump


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By Ben Domenech at The Federalist Buchanan’s culture war speech to the 1992 convention is one of the greatest American statements of fiercely populist social conservatism, warning of the apocalyptic decay to come. Donald Trump has been compared to Pat Buchanan often enough, by many commentators. He shares Buchanan’s views on a host of topics, […]

Donald Trump Channels Pat Buchanan

Donald Trump Channels Pat Buchanan


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By Curtis Ellis – WorldNetDaily.com MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders stalked the snows of New Hampshire as the Abominable Snowmen, wreaking havoc on a craven establishment. The political earthquake that rumbled the Granite State left the ruling elites of both parties buried in the rubble. It’s an appropriate time to reread […]